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BD Venflon™ Pro Safety Needle Protected IV Cannula

Safety is in sight

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BD Venflon™ Pro Safety Needle Protected IV Cannula is a ported, passive safety peripheral IV catheter (PIVC) designed to help minimise the risk of unanticipated blood spatter and needlestick injuries (NSIs).

Also available with BD Instaflash™ Needle Technology to provide immediate visual confirmation of vessel entry, increasing opportunities for first attempt insertion success.

Features and Benefits

Safety you can trust

A passive safety needle system fully shields the needle tip as it is withdrawn, providing protection from needlestick injury (NSI).

Success you can see

BD Instaflash™ Needle Technology† incorporates a notched needle, which is designed to improve insertion success and reduce painful hit-and-miss insertions.

Passive safety

Provides protection from needlestick injury (NSI).

BD Vialon™ Catheter Material

Softens in the vein up to 70%, enabling longer dwell times,¹* minimising re-starts* and reducing the risk of mechanical phlebitis.¹*

BD Instaflash™ Needle Technology

Designed to confirm immediate vessel entry and minimise painful hit-and-miss insertion attempts.†

Ergonomic design

Designed to accommodate a variety of techniques.

Back-cut needle design

Designed to offer optimal skin and vein penetration.

Flexible wings

Help provide comfortable securement for the patient.

Ported design

‘Snap’ cap helps prevent port being accidentally opened.

Removable white vent cap

Provides flexibility to address a variety of needs.



Please note, not all products, services or features of products and services may be available in your local area. Please check with your local BD representative.


*Compared with an FEP catheter.

†Applicable to BD Venflon™ Pro Safety Needle Protected IV Cannula with BD Instaflash™ Needle Technology 



  1. Maki DG, Ringer M. Risk factors for infusion-related phlebitis with small peripheral venous catheters. Annals of Internal Medicine. 1991;114:845–854.

BD-39783 (08/2021)